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Dec 26, 2023 1:28:11 PM by Lauren Mangano - 0 comments

Home Heating Oil Tank Charts: Accurately Measure Your Oil Levels

Many residential heating oil tanks come equipped with a float gauge that provides a rough estimate of the tank's fullness. However, this method is not always accurate for measuring oil levels. While the float gauge may give you a general idea of how much oil is in the tank (unless it's not working due to sludge buildup or other issues), it's not reliable for determining the exact amount of heating oil you have. In such cases, the most precise way to manually measure the oil level is by using a long, clean stick. In this blog, we will cover different tank sizes and how much oil you have based on your measuring stick.
 

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Dec 13, 2023 11:40:47 AM by Lauren Mangano - 0 comments

How to Ensure You Never Run Out of Heating Oil

Using fuel oil to heat your home is a great way to ensure a warm and cozy environment throughout the winter months. Unfortunately, one downside of heating oil compared to gas or electric heat is that you have to remember to fill your tank. With the demands of a busy schedule, it's easy to overlook the task of calling your oil provider. That's why we're covering four effective ways to monitor your oil usage and keep your home from going cold this winter.

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Nov 9, 2023 11:42:55 AM by Lauren Mangano - 0 comments

How to Prime/Reset Your Oil Heater After Running Out of Oil

Oil heaters are a reliable source of warmth during the chilly months, but they rely on a constant supply of heating oil to operate efficiently. If you've ever run out of heating oil, you're familiar with the discomfort and frustration it can cause. The good news is that you can easily prime and reset your oil heater to get it up and running once you've refilled your oil tank. In this blog, we'll guide you through the steps to get your oil heater back in action, so you can enjoy a warm and cozy home again.
 

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May 17, 2023 3:00:54 PM by Lauren Mangano - 0 comments

Should I Get An Oil Tank Monitor?

Are you constantly running out of oil on the coldest days? Are you tired of having to go check your tank levels? Ever deal with the gauge on your oil tank not working? Before you look into an oil tank gauge replacement, consider getting a tank monitor instead. With a fuel oil tank monitor, you can finally have confidence in your comfort. Running out of oil in the middle of winter is inconvenient, expensive, and causes discomfort for you and your family. ECI Comfort can install a tank monitor for your Delaware Valley home to ensure you stay warm and worry-free all winter long.
 

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Feb 17, 2023 2:11:41 PM by Logan Donahue - 4 comments

Why You Shouldn’t Let Your Oil Tank Get Too Low

During the coldest nights of the winter, a homeowner's worst nightmare is to run out of oil. There are many reasons to not let your oil tank get too low -- besides running out on the coldest night of the year. So, other than running the risk of no heat in the middle of a Delaware Valley winter, what happens when you get too low on oil?
 

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Jan 11, 2022 4:53:03 PM by Lauren Mangano - 0 comments

The Importance of the Whistle/Vent Pipe on Your Oil Tank

How does the whistle on your oil tank work, and what does it have to do with getting your tank filled? We will explain these answers so that you know exactly how we fill your tank during an oil delivery.
 

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